Foreign Policy Watch

Geopolitical musings through a progressive lens …by Matt Eckel and Jeb Koogler

May 3, 2011
by Matt Eckel
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Will Bin Laden’s Death Erase the "Weak Democrats" Stereotype? Don’t Bet on it

Peter Beinart is brimming with confidence that the killing of Osama Bin Laden “has greater potential to change the Democratic Party’s reputation on national security than any single event since Vietnam,” arguing that Obama’s decision to strike Bin Laden’s compound … Continue reading

October 4, 2010
by Matt Eckel
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Seulement les Français…

I’m preparing a much longer post addressing this debate, but I’d just like to point out that only the French would have a color coded terror alert system that separates “reinforced red” from the highest level, “scarlet.”